P v. Jason B.
ACQUITTAL BY JURY OF ALL CHARGES
Jason B. was acquitted by a jury. Arrested for trespassing while sitting on a log with a pocket knife near his accusers residence, he was charged with one count of Criminal Threats (a violent strike felony), one count of felony stalking, and one count of misdemeanor trespassing. Jason maintained his innocence and rejected multiple plea offers while incarcerated for 252 days.
The Deputy District Attorney (DDA) prosecuting the case dismissed the felony stalking charge during the Pre-Trial Conference and case went to jury trial. As the facts unraveled, the judge granted the DDA's request to dismiss the trespassing charge on the second day of trial. After a short jury deliberation, Jason B. was ACQUITTED of the remaining count of criminal threats (serious violent felony strike) and the lesser included attempted criminal threats.
Result: ACQUITTED BY JURY IN SHASTA COUNTY
Practice area(s): Criminal Defense